A freelance writer living in Perth, WA. My blog is coming soon. Watch this space!
Published February 10th 2012
Now that Christmas and the New Year are over do you feel the need to hit the gym? Whether you call it a gym, health club or fitness centre they are all pretty much the same thing. They mainly consist of a large main workout area that houses exercise equipment then other large areas where group exercise classes are conducted by fitness instructors. Some health clubs offer facilities like squash courts and swimming pools. There are also other facilities available like sauna, spa, showers, massage or fitness and nutritional advice.
Most clubs now also include a snack bar or café and child-care facilities, local Leisure Centres have gym facilities so there is usually at least one close to your home or work place. All health clubs charge membership fees, either an annual fee which can be paid in installments or a casual pay as you use fee. These attributes are all designed to make it more convenient, easier and attractive to go to the gym.
Snap Fitness is open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day so you can exercise whenever you feel like it or have the time. Become a member for as little as $1 a day, there are no contracts and convenient locations all over Australia.
24/7 Power Fitness and Jetts are both fitness centres that are also open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day and have branches Australia Wide. You can exercise whenever it suits you and there are no contracts to sign, low fees or membership options available.
Curves Fitness is dedicated to helping women be fit and healthy. It is the largest fitness franchise in the world with over 10,000 centres and offers a complete fitness and nutrition package for women including their famous 30 minute workout.
Fernwood Women's Health Clubs are one of the largest organisations with over 20 years of experience in women's health and fitness. They offer a comfortable place for women to workout and take regular exercise.
Next Generation is a leading health and fitness club. It is one of the largest groups in Australia offering great facilities and service, hundreds of different classes each week, private lessons, coaching, personal trainers and school holiday programs. The clubs are family friendly and have a crèche, children's play rooms, cafés and members lounge. Next Generation Clubs also have an extensive range of spa treatments on offer. Whether you are a first time user or a seasoned gym member you will always feel welcome here.
Good Life Health Clubs have over 44 locations all over Australia and offer a large range of products. There are lots of group fitness classes to choose from including Zumba, Pilates, Yoga and Tai Chi. Good Life Health Clubs are also family friendly, offering child minding. Personal trainers are there to keep you on track or can design a program to suit you on your quest for fitness.
Fitness First is one of the largest, and fastest growing, health clubs in the world with over 500 clubs in 15 countries. They offer state of the art exercise equipment in comfortable surroundings and a program to suit everyone, no matter what your level of fitness. They have group exercise classes and team workout sessions, personal trainers, a ladies only area and crèche facilities.
There are a lot of smaller fitness centres all over Perth so there is sure to be one in your area if you can't get to one of the larger clubs. If you are looking for a gym close to home or work you can find it on Gym Link; this website will help you find and compare hundreds of clubs and fitness centres all over Australia and even offer you a free 30 day trial membership. There are so many gyms, health clubs and fitness centres around now and they are all a bit different. Some places offer more facilities or fitness options but where is the best gym in Perth?